Should I take some time off to rest

Patient

Q: Hello
I visited my doctor today due to having lower back pain for about 7 weeks It feels mucular but I get stabbing pains and sometimes in my leg.
I have been told to keep taking ibuprofen for it, but my job involves lifting heavy items day to day in a warehouse.
Should I take time off to help my back recover?
Regards James

Symptoms:  lower back pain and some stabbing pains
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